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Today's News

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Economic forecasts present challenges for lawmakers

    Over the last month or so, there have been some encouraging signs that state governments are inching away from the toughest economic crisis in decades.

    Combined, the states have trimmed a half-trillion dollars since 2007, but the days of cutting much more appear over, at least for now.  According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, new budgetary gaps “are practically non-existent.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Dec. 3, 1981)
     Approximately 1,000 users on the current water system in Milton has necessitated the construction of a 100,000 gallon standpipe and work is expected to commence on the project as soon as advertising procedures are finalized by Irene P. Long, attorney for the City of Milton.
    Leigh Etta Staples received All Tournament Team plaque in the Capital City Classic.
    Milton’s sewer system work is expected to commence in the spring.

  • Liters celebrate 50th anniversary

    David Liter and the former Barbara Kathleen Humphrey were married December 22nd, 1961 at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, where they are still members.

    They are the parents of Tammy (Jeff) Scott and Chris Liter. They are the grandparents of   Courtney and Chelsea Scott and Brooke and Brett Liter and Adrian Harmon. The Liters reside in Milton

  • Liters celebrate 50th anniversary

    David Liter and the former Barbara Kathleen Humphrey were married December 22nd, 1961 at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, where they are still members.

    They are the parents of Tammy (Jeff) Scott and Chris Liter. They are the grandparents of   Courtney and Chelsea Scott and Brooke and Brett Liter and Adrian Harmon. The Liters reside in Milton

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, Dec. 10
    Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m.-12 noon at Our House Restaurant.
    Pleasant View Baptist Church, Wises Landing, will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Sunday, Dec. 11
    Milton United Methodist Church will present their Christmas program at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Monday, Dec. 12

  • KSP plans safety checkpoints
  • Burglary attempt thwarted

    A Milton resident thwarted a burglary attempt late Sunday and detained two suspects at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived on the scene.

    At 11:56 p.m. the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 911 call from a residence just south of the city of Milton. The male caller advised he had been awakened by his residential intrusion alarm. The resident then searched his house to see if anyone else was inside, state police said. He found two unknown subjects in his residence and forced both outside, then called 911 for assistance.

  • News of Public Record 12-07-11

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard in court the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2011.

    Felony

  • ‘Day of Infamy’ 70 years ago today...

    The surprise attack on United States military installations on the island of Oahu 70 years ago today shocked the world. While we “remember Pearl Harbor,” there were numerous other facilities and islands involved in attacks by the Japanese military that day. Residents of small communities in middle America were no less stunned than those Americans in the coastal communities who would most likely have had the most to fear of impending attack on the mainland.